Who are the richest, poorest senators?

by Willard Cheng, ABS-CBN News

Posted at May 22 2014 01:17 AM | Updated as of May 22 2014 09:17 AM

MANILA - Senator Cynthia Villar maintained her position as the only billionaire senator in the Philippines.

Based on their 2013 joint statement of assets, liabilities, and net worth (SALN), Villar and her husband, former Senator Manny Villar, had a net worth of P1.626 billion.

Most of their assets are in the form of real properties and investments in shares of stocks in their family-owned real estate companies.

The Villar couple listed no liability.

Trailing behind at second place are Senator Ralph Recto and wife Batangas Gov. Vilma Santos-Recto who declared a net worth of P496.8 million.

Senator Bongbong Marcos is in third place with a net worth of P197.47 million.

Senator Jinggoy Estrada is fourth with P195 million, slightly higher than his net worth last year of P193.58 million.

Senator Ramon "Bong" Revilla, Jr. and wife, Rep. Lani Mercado, landed fifth with a net worth of P166.7 million, slightly lower from their net worth of P169 million last year.

Senator Grace Poe-Llamanzares is at sixth place with a net worth of P148.9 million, surpassing Senator Juan Ponce Enrile and wife Cristina who declared a net worth of P119.37 million, slightly higher than the couple's P118.63 million last year.

Completing the top 10 richest senators are Senators Teofisto "TG" Guingona III, P114.9 million; Sonny Angara, P97.8 million; and Miriam Defensor Santiago, P76.7 million.

Completing the list of senators are JV Ejercito (P73,998,448.59), Pia Cayetano (P73,296,314.82), Vicente Sotto III (P63,850,950), Ma. Lourdes Nancy Binay (P63,778,409), Franklin Drilon (P58,139,382.09), Loren Legarda (P41,423,523), Sergio Osmeña III (P38,770,000), Manuel M. Lapid (P30,000,000), Alan Peter Cayetano (P21,790,568), Gregorio Honasan (P20,958,838), Paolo Benigno "Bam" Aquino IV (P20,493,306.59), Koko Pimentel (P16,996,000), Francis Joseph "Chiz" Escudero (P8,243,820.21), and Antonio Trillanes IV (P4,912,000).